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A Night of Champions Celebrated at Clark Town Council Meeting

March 23, 2019

CLARK, NJ – Mayor Sal Bonaccorso recognized many of Clark’s children during what he referred to as “Night of Champions” at Monday’s council meeting.

The first person given a Mayor’s Certificate of Achievement was Carly Tarentino.  A high school sophomore, Tarentino was recognized for her achievements in Track and Field.   “I am ...

Scenes from the 2019 Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Amid pipe bands, Boy Scouts, seeing-eye puppies and leprechauns on stilts, it was a member of the Irish order of the Sisters of Mercy, Union Catholic principal Sister Percylee Hart, who was the toast of the town (and the county) at the 23rd annual Union Catholic St. Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday, March 16. 

Sister Percylee led a large contingent of ...

University Denies Wrongdoing in Death of Clark's Caitlin Nelson

BRIDGEPORT, CT – Lawyers for Sacred Heart University submitted documents in Connecticut Superior Court Tuesday denying any wrongdoing by the school in the death of Clark’s Caitlin Nelson in 2017.

Nelson’s mother Roseanne filed suit against the university in late 2018 claiming the school held responsibility in the death of her daughter.  The lawsuit says the university ...

Clark Police and Residents Take the 2019 Polar Bear Plunge in Seaside Heights

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ – Once again, numerous Clark residents and police officers headed to the Jersey shore in the dead of winter to take a dip in the Atlantic Ocean with more than 7,500 dedicated plungers to ‘get freezing for a reason’ in the 26th annual Polar Bear Plunge.  The event, held on Saturday, February 23 was hosted by the Special Olympics of New ...

Read Across America Party at the Clark Library

CLARK, NJ  - Children celebrated Read Across America at a birthday party for Dr. Seuss, at the Clark library recently. The party was sponsored by the Friends of the Clark Library and was open to all.   The party featured short stories, a birthday cake, and a visit from The Cat in the Hat.

Donations Still Being Accepted While Construction Begins on Caitlin Nelson Park in Clark

CLARK, NJ-  Construction of the Caitlin Nelson Park in Clark began recently at the site of the former Funtime Junction Park beside the Clark Municipal building. The park is being built under the direction of the Where Angels Play Foundation and is slotted to be complete in the Spring according to town officials.   

Donations are still being accepted to help with the cost of ...

Storm Warning for Clark Sunday; Heart-Healthy Tips for Snow Shoveling

CLARK, NJ -- The storm that is coming Sunday into Monday is going to be stronger than the one that just came through. According to's prediction for Clark, there is a 100 percent chance of snow late Sunday into Monday. 

The wintry weather was nature's reminder that winter is not quite over. According to the National Weather Service, Clark can expect Rain and ...

Springfield Historical Society Set to Display Letter Signed by George Washington

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – This upcoming Sunday, the Springfield Historical Society will display a letter that was signed by George Washington from his Springfield headquarters during the period between the Battle of Connecticut Farms and the Battle of Springfield. The two battles took place between June 8 and June 23, 1780.

The letter from Washington was to New York ...

Girl Scouts held their Annual Powder Puff Derby

CLARK, NJ – The Annual Girl Scout Powder Puff Derby was held at the Clark Recreation Center recently.   More than 50 girls from troops in Clark, Garwood and Winfield participated in the event.

Each year scouts build, decorate and then race cars powered by gravity down a track.   The girls are grouped for races by scout levels including, Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, and ...

Clark Seniors Celebrate Valentines Day With Lunch, Music and Preschoolers

CLARK, NJ - Clark's Senior Citizens celebrated Valentine's Day recently with  lunch, music, candy and warm wishes at the recreation center.  According to Recreation Director Ralph Bernardo, the local senior citizens group enjoyed being serenaded by vocalist Stephen Fuller and enjoying a visit from students from the Clark Preschool who came bearing Valentines for each ...


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